The Obama administration will stop deporting and begin giving work permits to younger illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and have since led law-abiding lives, according to administration officials. The shift comes as immigration reform activists have occupied Obama’s Oakland campaign headquarters.
Three undocumented immigrant college students led a group of people across the Golden Gate Bridge Saturday afternoon to kick off a cross-country march to Washington, D.C. in support of the Dream Act.
A campaign to repeal the California Dream Act has the green light to start collecting signatures to qualify a measure for next year’s November ballot.
One day before the Oct. 9 deadline to approve or veto a bill that would allow undocumented students to receive public financial aid for higher education, Gov. Jerry Brown announced Saturday that he signed the California DREAM Act.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed a bill that will let students who entered the country illegally receive private financial aid at California’s public colleges.
The Senate’s block of the procedural vote on the DREAM Act has the future of young illegal immigrants looking to gain citizenship status in the U.S. very much in doubt.
Congress is expected to vote sometime this week on a bill that would expedite U.S. citizenship for students who are in this country illegally.
He said he is grateful for the intervention of Senator Diane Feinstein, who introduced an immigration bill on his behalf.
An introduction of a private bill from U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein has temporarily halted the deportation of a San Francisco community college nursing student who has been living in the country illegally.